Star Wars: The Old Republic release date set for this year, beta tests in September

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Star Wars: The Old Republic will be released later this year, report Eurogamer , but not before the conclusion of a series of weekend beta tests set to take place in September. The news follows yesterday's announcement detailing the pricey Old Republic special editions and pre-order deals . It may be few months yet until game is out, but you can join the PC Gamer guilds right now. Europeans can sign up with the 250-strong force of the mighty Mint Imperials , while US players can join the 400-strong Coconut Monkeys .

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Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.